Valid XML Schemas and Business Rules for Form 1041 Modernized e-File MeF


The following links provide information and technical guidance for Software Developers and Transmitters who are interested in developing software for the Modernized e-File (MeF) Form 1041. You will find the Extensible Markup Language (XML) Schemas, Business Rules, and other useful information separated by tax year.

Production & Acceptance Testing System (ATS) - Current Valid Schemas

Tax Year Form Type
2023 1041
2022 1041
2021 1041
2020 1041

Modernized e-File (MeF) Schemas and Business Rules